Tuesday, December 03, 2002
Five Lines Special
Heiress donates $100 Million to Poetry Journal
Pharmaceutical heiress Ruth Lilly earmarked the gift for the development of the filthiest limerick in history. She further required the super-raunchy stanza must be in perfect meter and contain the phrase "digital penetration," and make no reference to any Massachusetts coastal towns. Editors of the journal described their task as "daunting" but believe they're "up to the challenge."